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Femoral Head Ostectomy by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 Dec 2010 7:12am The weight of the dog has some bearing on the outcome on this surgery. In the surgery, the ball portion of the hip joint (the femoral head) is removed and the bone smoothed, if necessary, so that no bone to bone contact occurs between the pelvis, which contains the now empty socket and the remaining portion of the femur. The joint is ... Read on »
Guilty: Femoral Anterior Glide Syndrome by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:30pm Q: I've been getting a bit of pain in the front of my hips when squatting. I'm not sure whether it's the hips flexors or something else. Squats with a stance around shoulder width are fine, as are any hip flexor exercises that work my legs in line with my body. It's only when I squat with a slightly wider stance or do overhead ... Read on »
The new ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:24pm   The new technique has several advantages over standard total hip replacement (THR) and is an attractive alternative to many people, said Peter Brooks, M.D., a Cleveland Clinic orthopedic surgeon, according to Cleveland Clinic's Men's Health Advisor. "I think it's probably preferable in the right patient," he said. "They absolutely lov ... Read on »
HIP DYSPLASIA IN DOGS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:12pm Wow, what an Independence Day celebration! Desperado and Helpful Buckeye had a little bit of everything for our 4th of July sampler. First, we took a long walk through our neighborhood, enjoying all of the American flags and bunting being displayed. Then, we were treated to one of nature's special thunder and lightning shows during the afternoon.. ... Read on »
Hip resurfacing is not for every ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 03 Nov 2008 7:55pm Hip resurfacing is not for everyone Rush University Medical Center study finds more complications in women and in males over the age of 55 CHICAGO, 04 nov 2008—Hip resurfacing is often seen as a modern alternative to the more conventional total hip replacement, but new data from a study led by Rush University Medical Center suggest that a pa ... Read on »
15 Static Stretching Mistakes by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 12 Feb 2013 3:01pm One of the most debated topics in the strength and conditioning world in recent years has been whether or not static stretching is necessary and, if so, when it should be implemented.  While I don't think everyone needs it, and that there are certainly are times when it is a bad idea to utilize, I'm still of the mindset that it can have some soli ... Read on »
Hippy Chick- Surgeon Appt #1 by Tri to Be Funny Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Nov 2009 10:01pm A proud Mama shows off her hip x-rays! My hip/leg feels good. My hip/leg hurts. Rather Rinse Repeat. Over the last several months, I've seen Chiropractors, Family Practitioners, Sports Med Docs and PTs, Airrosti treatment experts, ART experts, massage therapists, etc. I've taken anti-inflammatories and had an MRA scan which co ... Read on »
HIP DYSPLASIA IN DOGS, PART 3 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:12pm Wow, now that I have your attention with this photo of a full moon, how many of you remember where you were 40 years ago tomorrow, 20 July 1969? Desperado and Helpful Buckeye were sitting in our tiny apartment, in married student housing, in graduate school at Florida State University, and not quite certain of the importance of what we were about ... Read on »
What the Strength and Conditioning Textbook Never Taught You: Synergists and Antagonists by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Jun 2012 9:34am As a follow-up to yesterday's "series premier," I wanted to use today's post to discuss another topic that rarely gets sufficient attention in the typical exercise science textbook: synergists and antagonists. The typical explanation of the relationship of the two is that they're on opposite sides of the joint and perform opposite actions.  A ... Read on »
Hip dysplasia (part 3): The real cost of treatment by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 11:34am Last October I embarked on a series of posts detailing the economics and other mechanics of hip disease in dogs. But somehow life intervened and I only got part 1 and part 2 completed before being swept away on some other, more immediately compelling Dolittler mission.  To atone for my sins of omission, here’s the last enrty in this three part ... Read on »